Luisa Passalacqua

Luisa Passalacqua

Counsellor

40 £ / session

Offers Online Sessions

Availability

Wed Jan 27
Thu Jan 28
Fri Jan 29

40 £ / session

Luisa Passalacqua

Counsellor in London

I use the best of counselling, coaching and applied arts to guide my clients through life challenges, also as an occasion to develop their full potential. They themselves eventually define this process as 'empowering'.

About Luisa

Counselling and coaching are my main occupation, although I have plenty of other interests to keep my lifestyle in balance, as too much listening to traumatic histories isn't healthy for anyone in the long run.
In whatever I do, my main focus is the way we can overcome challenges and develop our full potential.
I have published articles and books about personal growth and am now editing the second draft of my next self-help book about recovering from trauma and dealing with tricky family members (to be published in 2021).

AFFILIATIONS
For EU nationals resident in the UK it is a transition period due to Brexit: while shopping around for the conversion of my Italian counselling accreditation (Assocounseling, registration no. A1743, 2016), I have applied for IACTM (International Association of Coaches Therapists and Mentors, SA).

PAST AFFILIATIONS
Assocounseling (Italy)
​British Association of Dramatherapists (UK)
National Association of Drama Therapists (US)

My Approach

​Most of what makes our lives so miserable is the inadequacy of language: words simply can't convey what we experience, they are misleading and in some cases even damaging. Our experience is often articulated by others in a way that is distorted and only convenient to them. In the long run we end up misrepresenting ourselves and forget what has been left unrepresented, which in turn becomes disease. Hence my integrative approach, which entails providing the space and time for you to build and protect your inner truth bottom-up, starting from raw sensorial data all the way up to words and complex narratives naturally arising from a truthful interaction with others.

Qualifications And Experience

Education

2016 Assocounselling (Italy) approval of alternative training for both Counselling and Coaching.
1995 Post-Graduate Diploma in Dramatherapy (University of Hertfordshire, UK)
1994 Combined Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory (Central School of Counselling and Therapy, UK)
1993 Italian second degree in Occupational and Organisational Psychology (University La Sapienza, Italy)

Experience

1994 - to date Part-time private practice as counsellor, dramatherapist, coach and trainer for individuals and organisations, including educational institutions.

Languages

English, French, Italian

Insurances

Private Pay, Private Insurance, Public Insurance, Reimbursement